Spring Plants

Here in Gwinnett county the winter months have passed and spring time has come. We have prepared our flower bed’s and laid our pre-emergent’s. Next on the list is to start planting! Many plants put on quiet a colorful show during this time of the year and filling  your garden with them is very enjoyable.…

Pruning Blooming shrubs

Pruning can be done by anyone, but without the proper knowledge it can be very detrimental  to your plants. Improper pruning can make your plants misshaped, not bloom, and more prone to insects and diseases. Knowing the right time and technique is very important. Over the years working in Gwinnett county I have seen many…

Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most attractive plants that come up in the spring. They come in many varieties that have many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Most varieties grow well in the shade, however there are certain ones that grow best In full sun. Here in Gwinnett we have some really beautiful hydrangeas. When…

Plant Selection For your lawn

There are many different variables when choosing  the plants for your  lawn and garden.  Of course  sun is one of the main deciding factors but there are many other things to consider when  choosing  these plants.  Here in Gwinnett we have a large variety of options when choosing plants. The question is which ones fit…

Gardening in February

Christmas has come and past. The Camellia’s and Helleborus are still  blooming. It is still pretty cold here in Gwinnett but spring will be here soon. There are many things  to do in and around the garden during this time of year. Preparing for the spring can make a huge difference in the quality of…

Hardscaping

Hardscaping by definition is a term that refers to the hard elements, or man made parts of a landscape.  This can be things like walkways, lawn statues, or  patios.   Here in Gwinnett county I see many hardscapes complementing  peoples landscapes and it really does seem to be the element that ties it all together.…

Planting in the fall

Everyone has heard it before but do you know why fall is a better time than spring to plant trees, shrubs, and perennials. There are many things that contribute to making planting in the fall beneficial. When a plant is planted in fall, it may see the cold temperatures where the vegetative growth is, but not…